N/APosted on - 08/19/2019
Which are the different automation testing (software testing) tools which are available in the market? Also, with the emergence of various automation testing tools in the market, will the demand for manual testers reduce considerably in the future?
Which Are The Different Automation Testing Tools
Some of the automation testing tools available in the market at present are:
- Selenium: Selenium does not require any license, which means, it is an open-source tool. It mainly focuses on testing web browser applications. It has a domain-specific language called Apart from this, languages like C#, Java, Python, Ruby can also be used to create test scripts.
- Soap UI: Just like Selenium, Soap UI is also an open-source, functional testing tool used for testing SOA (Service-oriented architectures) and web service applications.
- Load Runner: It is a tool mainly used for performance testing. It can be used to test a system concurrently under heavy loads and measure its performance. It mainly records the tests during performance testing and later analyzes the performance of the application.
- JMeter: Apache JMeter also comes under the category of open-source tools. It is used for functional and performance testing.
Apart from the above-mentioned tools, some of the other tools are Katalon Studio, UFT (Unified Functional Testing), TestComplete, QMetry Automation Studio, Ranorex, Appium, IBM Rational Functional Tester, Postman and many more.
As a lot of automation testing tools have emerged in the market, the demand for manual testers may decline in the future; however, this does not mean that manual testers won’t be needed at all. This is because it may not be possible to automate everything. Also, before going for any tool, a lot of factors need to be taken into consideration, some of which may not be feasible for many companies.